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#1 Matt Limb

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 01:02 PM

Alamy has reached 100 million images!!

 

 

 


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#2 Sultanpepa

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 01:05 PM

Who's got the most? Jeff? :)


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Posted 04 April 2017 - 01:21 PM

Yey, more competition ....  :unsure:

 

Cheers,

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#4 Sultanpepa

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 02:32 PM

:D


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Posted 04 April 2017 - 03:17 PM

100 million images.....

 

.....10 million professional looking photographs.

 

Geoff,


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#6 Allan Bell

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:03 PM

100 million images.....

 

.....10 million professional looking photographs.

 

Geoff,

 

 

Thanks for the vote of confidence Geoff. :)

 

Allan


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#7 John Mitchell

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:10 PM

Wherever we are, there we are. B)


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#8 pazmander

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:42 PM

Who got the 100 millionth?

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#9 GS-Images

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Posted 04 April 2017 - 05:45 PM

 

100 million images.....

 

.....10 million professional looking photographs.

 

Geoff,

 

 

Thanks for the vote of confidence Geoff. :)

 

Allan

 

 

All your images are clearly in that 10 million Allan.   :D   My older ones certainly aren't! That's why I got rid of....most of them.   :lol: 

 

Geoff.


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#10 Stokie

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Posted 05 April 2017 - 10:35 AM

Whoever got the 100,000,000 image should get 100% commission for life, especially if it was me!! :D

 

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#11 Phil Robinson

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 03:31 PM

Who got the 100 millionth?

Gareth

I got the 10 millionth (Oct 2007) Missed out on this one.


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#12 Allan Bell

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 04:44 PM

 

 

100 million images.....

 

.....10 million professional looking photographs.

 

Geoff,

 

 

Thanks for the vote of confidence Geoff. :)

 

Allan

 

 

All your images are clearly in that 10 million Allan.   :D   My older ones certainly aren't! That's why I got rid of....most of them.   :lol:

 

Geoff.

 

 

 

Actually Geoff my images are CR*P. :(

 

Seems no one wants them. Unless it is the fault of the new SE. :angry:

 

Allan


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A keyword is worth a thousand pictures.

 


#13 Allan Bell

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 04:48 PM

Alamy has reached 100 million images!!

 

That is one hell of a lot of man hours just to take them all let alone keywording. :huh:

 

Allan


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A keyword is worth a thousand pictures.

 


#14 John Mitchell

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 05:21 PM

Been there, done that ... it's already 101 million-ish.

 

Doesn't take long theses days. 


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#15 Arletta

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Posted 4 weeks ago

And it's gonna be even more and even faster... Microstock is doing really bad last days (months) for many people, earnings are collapsing year by year and from what I know, they move from micros to Alamy asap. Just go to the MSG group forum to see what is going on with micros, how people evacuate. Example from the backyard - my friend used to earn $1-2 k from only one micro and now barely can get $100-300 (per month). Many others are in similiar situation, no matter how much more images they submit every month. I also get private messages asking which macro stock agencies to use, where to go as they have enough of micros falling $.

Would you like to earn $0,02 or $0,15 for your work used in client's projects?

 

Also, the quantity game was perfect for agencies at their begining. Now it starts to be a problem more than a business goal. I mean, if there is no quantity better selection, we can expect only one ending just like we can see it on few examples (no competitors names on this forum, right?)...


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#16 John Mitchell

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Posted 4 weeks ago

And it's gonna be even more and even faster... Microstock is doing really bad last days (months) for many people, earnings are collapsing year by year and from what I know, they move from micros to Alamy asap. Just go to the MSG group forum to see what is going on with micros, how people evacuate. Example from the backyard - my friend used to earn $1-2 k from only one micro and now barely can get $100-300 (per month). Many others are in similiar situation, no matter how much more images they submit every month. I also get private messages asking which macro stock agencies to use, where to go as they have enough of micros falling $.

Would you like to earn $0,02 or $0,15 for your work used in client's projects?

 

Also, the quantity game was perfect for agencies at their begining. Now it starts to be a problem more than a business goal. I mean, if there is no quantity better selection, we can expect only one ending just like we can see it on few examples (no competitors names on this forum, right?)...

 

I'm no nuclear physicist, but I believe that after critical mass comes meltdown...


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#17 Ed Rooney

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Posted 4 weeks ago

100 million . . . and yet not a single image of my winning smile. 


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#18 mickfly

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Posted 4 weeks ago

"Never mind the quality, feel the width".


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#19 Bryan

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Posted 4 weeks ago

I suspect that many  images have been imported as a job lot. Searching through the papers I encounter shots used without a caption and with dreadful keywording.

 

I have a, perhaps forlorn, hope that the more fastidious key-worders might still survive the onslaught


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#20 John Mitchell

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Posted 4 weeks ago

I suspect that many  images have been imported as a job lot. Searching through the papers I encounter shots used without a caption and with dreadful keywording.

 

I have a, perhaps forlorn, hope that the more fastidious key-worders might still survive the onslaught

 

Yes, soon a word may be worth a thousand pictures. That's the hope, anyway...


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